Construction Supervisor

Name : Richard Matra
Industry Type : Highway - Heavy Contractors
City & State : Boston,MA
Job Title Construction Supervisor
Relocation Preferences : East Coast
Objective : Dear Sir/Madam,
This letter is to introduce myself to your company. My name is Richard Matra and I am an experienced construction manager. My past experiences were in the area of take-off and putting bids together. I was the support for the field staff as the site super would call me with questions about the job or to do calculations to check items. I also worked in the field supervising contractors, monitoring and reporting on project progress.
Based on my ability to manage a heavy work load, supervise projects, schedule, cost estimating and my knowledge of project management practices, I am confident that I would be a great addition to your team.
During my time at Mt. Blue Construction Company, I organized and develop a systematic approach that used our data base to expedite the compilation of bid estimates. Functional with Microsoft project and am familiar with Primavera. I am currently in my senior year at Wentworth Institute of Technology studying for my Bachelors degree in Construction Management. I am confident that with my years of experience, knowledge and practical abilities, it would not take me long to become a quality professional on your staff.
I am excited about the chance to help in your companys success. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. I look forward to the opportunity to review my qualifications in full detail with you.
Richard Matra
Resume :  

174 Savannah Avenue, Boston, MA. 02126-1488 617.696.1178 Email: richiebird2[at]
Strong Construction background in site development, roadway, residential and commercial projects.
Mass. Unrestricted Construction Supervisors License, OSHA 10 hour and Competent Person Certified.
Coordinated contractors, supervised work, provided means and methods for task completion.
Performed quantity takeoff, cut/fill calculations, prepared schedules (w/critical path) and bid estimate.
Proficient with Excel, Word, Power point, ACAD, MS Project, Quest Earthworks /Estimator, knowledge of Primavera.
Strong Surveying Engineer background, familiar with most instruments (Lica, Topcon, Zeiss, Data collectors, levels, Trimble GPS), processing data, survey calculations. Software: TDS, Carlson.
Assistant Field Supervisor /Estimator/Scheduler.
Mt. Blue Construction, INC. Norwell, MA. Jan-07 to Mar-09
Read specifications and plan set, quantified site cut/fills, itemized take-offs using Quest Earthworks /Estimators software and Excel Spreadsheet. Computer literate (Word, Excel, ACAD, MS Projects). Compiled bid sheets, supervised work of subcontractor, attended construction meetings, daily reports on field work progress. Filled in for site supervisor when required.

Project Surveyor -Chief of Party.
Coler & Colantonio INC. Norwell, MA. Jan-03 to Dec-06
Conducted various types of land surveys (Property Line, ALTA, Topo, Detail, As-Built) including Construction / Engineering Surveys (line and grade, bld. Lay-out, monitoring). Familiar with most instruments and equipment necessary to provide essential data.

Administrator- Plan Review Department.
ASC National, LLC. Waltham, MA. Mar-01 to Feb-02
Liaison between Client (Tower Owners) and Surveyors (Contractors). In a small office setting reviewed As-Built survey plans of telecommunication towers for completion. Plans were used by client for closings or by civil engineering design teams.

Engineering Technician - Chief of Party
Gunther Engineering, Inc. Boston, MA. Oct 98 to Feb 01
Performed various types of land surveys (ALTA, Property Line, Topo, Detail, As-Built) and Construction / Engineering Surveys (bld. Lay-out, bld. monitoring), prepared work for field crews, doing Research (title, deeds, plans, utility, etc.) Drafted plans (using ACAD, Land development). Comfortable with office or field.

Northeast Engineers & Consultants, Inc. Middletown, R.I
Engineering Technician - Constructional Services Department.
My duties were in Surveying and Construction Inspection. As a surveyor, functioned as Crew Chief. Performing Topo and As-Built surveys. Building and Road Layouts. Plotted surveys using Soft Desk (w/AC AD-13). As an Inspector, tested soil (Troxler Certified) & concrete. Performed various lab test such as; Proctors, Permeability, Percolation and Compressive Strength of Concrete.

AccounTemps, Boston, MA.
Fiscal Department A/P, A/R, accounts reconciliation, General office functions filing, matching and researching invoices.
Consultiberica-Halcrow, Belize, Central America
Member of Consultant Team- Surveyor
Member of the consultant team, developed engineering plans for the city roads, bridges and infrastructures. Updated main roads and highways to correct drainage problems. Surveyed existing roads, bridges and sites to be developed. Assisting team in the development of an acceptable design. Checked the work of the contractors for conformance to plans.
Massachusetts Water Resource Authority, Boston, MA
Senior General Construction Inspector
Supervised General Construction Inspectors. Inspected work performed by Contractors and outside agencies affecting Waterworks Distribution system or facilities. Attended construction meetings, addressed issues, concerns of town. As-built work done by contractors. Conducted annual reviews.
General Construction Inspector
Provided inspection services on construction projects performed by outside agencies affecting MWRA system or facilities. Maintained records of work and any change orders.
Senior Field Service Technician
Performed leak detection surveys on MWRA\'s distribution system. Writing leak reports and repair work orders. Responsibilities included loss of head test, pitometer flow rate test, mark-outs of pipelines and training of municipal employees.
Massachusetts Army National Guard HHC 1-182, Melrose
Combat Medical Technician
Duties included performing emergency medical aid and care of infantry soldiers.

Went worth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA (Class of 2011)
Presently in my senior year working on Bachelors Degree in Construction Management.

Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Classes in Civil Engineering

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